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Progress made for South East Queensland 2028 Olympic bid

Progress made for South East Queensland 2028 Olympic bid

23 September 2016

Council of Mayors (SEQ) has today voted to proceed with a feasibility study into a possible bid for a 2028 Olympic Games for SEQ.

Olympians inspire NSW Pierre de Coubertin recipients

Olympians inspire NSW Pierre de Coubertin recipients

23 September 2016

90 New South Wales secondary students have received the Pierre de Coubertin award today.

Update from Sam Willoughby's family

Update from Sam Willoughby's family

23 September 2016

Australian BMX star and dual Olympian Sam Willoughby remains without feeling below his chest after a serious training crash.

Rio 2016 Olympians nominated for 'The Don' award

Rio 2016 Olympians nominated for 'The Don' award

22 September 2016

A total of 15 Australian athletes who competed at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games have been nominated for the Sport Australia Hall of Fame's 2016 ‘The Don’ Award.

Kerry claims confidence boosting fourth in Salt Lake City

Kerry claims confidence boosting fourth in Salt Lake City

21 September 2016

“Being disappointed I didn’t medal is a new feeling” is how Brendan Kerry summed up his first international competition this season after placing 4th at the US International Figure Skating Classic in Salt Lake City on the weekend.

Three fresh faces on Athletes' Commission

Three fresh faces on Athletes' Commission

19 September 2016

Members of the 2016 Australian Olympic Team have voted three new faces onto the Australian Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Commission, to serve as the voice of Australian Olympians over the next four years.

Road to Tokyo begins for Sport Climbers

Road to Tokyo begins for Sport Climbers

15 September 2016

The journey to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has begun for some of Australia’s best sports climbers as they’ve hit the walls at the 2016 World Championships in Paris.

Ian Chesterman elected a Vice President of the AOC

Ian Chesterman elected a Vice President of the AOC

12 September 2016

Ian Chesterman has been elected a Vice President of the AOC.

Vale Norman May

Vale Norman May

11 September 2016

The man who brought sport into Australian homes for over 50 years, the great radio and television broadcaster, Norman “Nugget” May, has sadly passed away at the age of 88.

Olympic stars inspire students in Canberra

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Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).